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Opposition parties meeting today to devise strategy after Panama case verdict

Opposition parties meeting today to devise strategy after Panama case verdict
April 21, 2017

PESHAWAR, 21 April: The opposition parties have called separate meetings today (Friday) do devise future course of action after the Supreme Court verdict in the Panama Leaks case.

According to media reports, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) have decided to continue their individual struggle against corruption, while the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has decided to come out to the political field with a new strategy. On the other hand, the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) considers the Supreme Court verdict in Panama case as its victory and it has also prepared strategy to counter the opposition parties’ campaigns.

The PTI chief Imran Khan is likely to demand resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during the National Assembly session today.

In its landmark verdict on Thursday, the Supreme Court ordered formation of a JIT to probe allegations against the prime minister. It said the JIT will be bound to submit its report within two months.

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